February 2, 2015

Target is opening 15 stores this year, including additional TargetExpress and CityTarget smaller format locations as it looks to further reach guests in urban centers.

February 2, 2015

TyraTech, a life sciences company focusing on nature-derived insect and parasite control products, recently announced that it has secured product listings for its Vamousse head lice product range, including its Vamousse Treatment mousse and Vamousse Protection shampoo, across Walmart and through Cardinal Health.

February 2, 2015

Walgreens Boots Alliance on Monday announced the appointment of Marco Pagni as EVP and global chief legal and administrative officer.

January 30, 2015

Albertsons and Safeway announced on Friday that they have completed their proposed merger.

January 30, 2015

BioPlus Specialty Pharmacy announced Thursday that URAC, the largest accrediting body for health care, has once again given BioPlus its seal of approval by accrediting it through an on-site process.

January 30, 2015

Innovation, makers of PharmASSIST pharmacy automation solutions, has announced that Fruth Pharmacy has purchased the firm’s PharmASSIST Symphony workflow management and process optimization software for a new central fill site in Nitro, W. Va.

January 30, 2015

The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology released a draft roadmap toward the safe and secure exchange and use of electronic health information.

 

January 30, 2015

The Network of Executive Women has launched a new movement for women's leadership and workplace change via a campaign dubbed “It’s Time,” which calls on industry leaders to advance more women leaders in the retail and consumer goods and services industry, and to create a workplace that is more collaborative, flexible and inclusive.

January 29, 2015

The Joint Industry Coupon Committee urged retailers to prepare for the retirement of UPC Prefix 5 barcodes from manufacturer coupons.

 

January 29, 2015

Three UC San Diego researchers say they can predict the spread of flu a week into the future with as much accuracy as Google Flu Trends can display levels of infection right now.

 

January 29, 2015

A pair of veteran retailers were among the most popular store sites on Facebook during the 2014 holiday season. Sears was the most popular U.S. department store, while Walmart.com was the most popular mass merchant store site, according to a study by Searchmetrics.

January 28, 2015

BioPlus Specialty Pharmacy on Tuesday earned accreditation from two important industry accrediting bodies: Verified Internet Pharmacy Practice Sites and Accreditation Commission for Health Care.

January 28, 2015

Bipartisan legislation has been introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives that would formally designate pharmacists as healthcare providers under Medicare Part B.

January 28, 2015

Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions on Tuesday announced that it has signed a three-year agreement with RainTree Oncology Services to serve as its exclusive distributor for injectable, infused, oral oncolytic and supportive care specialty medications.

January 28, 2015

The House Energy and Commerce Committee on Tuesday released a discussion document in the 21st Century Cures initiative.

January 28, 2015

It's time once again for confectionary and snack retailers, as well as manufacturers to come together for the Sweets and Snacks Expo, which is scheduled to be held May 19-21 at Chicago's McCormick Place. 

 

January 28, 2015

Rite Aid announced plans to build a 900,000-sq.-ft. distribution center in Spartanburg, S.C. 

 

January 28, 2015

Doctors making house calls? It sounds so …19th century, conjuring up images of a tweedy medical practitioner arriving on someone’s doorstep by horse and buggy with a medical bag and a stethoscope. 

January 28, 2015

The Yankee Candle Co. on Wednesday announced the launch of new fragrances for spring 2015.

January 27, 2015

Actavis on Monday agreed to acquire Auden Mckenzie Holdings for approximately $465.8 million in cash, plus a two-year royalty on a percentage of gross profits of one of Auden Mckenzie's products.

January 27, 2015

A survey conducted in eight world markets during the latter half of January 2015 revealed insights on online purchasing habits of consumers in winter.

January 27, 2015

Dietary supplement manufacturers should include a daily serving of at least 150 mcg of iodine in all multivitamin/mineral supplements intended for pregnant and lactating women in the United States, the Council for Responsible Nutrition advised in guidelines for industry released Tuesday. 

January 27, 2015

Velcro is expanding into the beauty and wellness category by teaming up with Dr Teal’s to integrate the Velcro brand Press-Lok closure into a range of Epsom salt bath soaking products.

January 27, 2015

The Global Market Development Center last week named Dewayne Rabon, group VP center store for Bi-Lo Holdings, as the new chairman of the board.